Military History

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An Officer and a Lady

Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War

UBC Press

Cynthia Toman analyzes how gender, war, and medical technology intersected to create a legitimate role for women in the masculine environment of the military and explores the incongruous expectations placed on military nurses as “officers and ladies.”

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Gunboat Frontier

British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-1890

UBC Press

Gunboat Frontier presents a different interpretation of Indian-white relations in nineteenth-century British Columbia, focusing on the interaction of West Coast Indians with British law and authority.

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Battle Grounds

The Canadian Military and Aboriginal Lands

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Clio's Warriors

Canadian Historians and the Writing of the World Wars

UBC Press

Acclaimed historian and author Tim Cook (At the Sharp End) analyses where the practice of academic military history has come from and where it needs to go.

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Betrayed

Scandal, Politics, and Canadian Naval Leadership

UBC Press

This fascinating investigation into the machinations of a divided navy tackles important questions of military professionalism, leadership, and identity.

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The Desert Training Center/California-Arizona Maneuver Area, 1942-1944

Statistical Research Inc.

The Desert Training Center (DTC) was established in the California desert at the outbreak of World War II as a place to ready troops for the coming invasion of North Africa. It soon expanded to include more than 18,000 square miles of desert in southern California and southwestern Arizona, and, in 1943, it was renamed the California-...

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